Joining SNEWGA

Our member clubs are located in Connecticut and bordering states, and are inclusive of all women's golf clubs--public, private, and semi-private clubs.  Our members are afforded the opportunity to play at our member clubs throughout the season

Attention Women Golfers...

  • Do you live in Connecticut or a neighboring state?
  • Do you enjoy playing at many different golf courses?
  • Do you enjoy meeting and competing with other women golfers?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, you should consider joining SNEWGA (Southern New England Women's Golf Association).

What is SNEWGA?
The Southern New England Women's Golf Association, organized in 1956, exists for the promotion of golf for women within the state of Connecticut and neighboring states.  SNEWGA membership is open to all women's associations from public, semi-private, and private golf clubs.  There is no handicap limit to join SNEWGA or to compete in any events.  However, for Major tournaments, for purposes of scoring net results, handicaps are limited to an index of 40.4.

  • SNEWGA is currently made up of over 40 member clubs and over 500 individual members.
  • The cost of membership per annum is $35 per club and $20 for each individual member.
  • Individual members must be members of a member club (see "How to become a member of SNEWGA" below). 
  • SNEWGA is affiliated with the United States Golf Association (USGA) and Connecticut State Golf Association (CSGA)


  • There are nine Major Tournaments each year in addition to Invitational events and SNEWGA Sundays/Mondays.
  • Many players kick-off the season by participating in our Spring Cup four-player team event and wind down the season in August/September in our Presidents Cup partner match play event.
  • Each member club must host a tournament at least once every third year.

How to become a member of SNEWGA


OPTION #1 (most common)

Visit the SNEWGA Member Club List to learn more about the ladies leagues at your local SNEWGA club.  You may also contact SNEWGA's Membership VP, Lisa Fern-Boros, who will put an appropriate person in touch with you.


  • SNEWGA also offers a one-time only, one-year introductory Independent individual membership for those who don't have a club or ladies league affiliation.
  • The cost for a one-time, one-year introductory Independent individual membership is $30.  This is an introductory offer to help you determine if you like the SNEWGA organization.  We’re convinced that after a year of playing with us, you’ll decide to join SNEWGA as a regular member (as described in Option #1).
  • Please contact contact SNEWGA's Membership VP, Lisa Fern-Boros, if you are interested in using this option to join SNEWGA. 2019 Introductory Membership Registration form and return it with your $25 check, made payable to SNEWGA.

Note:  Members utilizing Independent individual membership and not affiliated with any member club are ONLY eligible to compete in Invitationals and SNEWGA Sundays/Mondays.


If you're interested in discussing MEMBERSHIP options in more detail, contact SNEWGA’s Membership VP, Lisa Fern-Boros

We hope you decide to join SNEWGA!